Geography Courses

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GEO 101 Earth and Space Science

This course offers an introduction to earth and space science. The focus is on the physical characteristics of the earth and its place in the solar system. The laboratory component is intended to develop skills of data acquisition, observation, interpretation and an understanding of earth system processes and features. Hours: 39 lecture and 26 laboratory. Prerequisite: MTH 092 with a grade of "C" or better or an acceptable mathematics placement test score. Laboratory fee: $30. Usually offered in the fall, spring and summer. (4.0 Credits)

GEO 101H Earth and Space Science, Honors

This course offers an introduction to earth and space science. The focus is on the physical characteristics of the earth and its place in the solar system. The laboratory component is intended to develop skills of data acquisition, observation, interpretation and an understanding of earth system processes and features. In addition, students conduct research in order to discuss and critically evaluate plausible arguments of various contemporary topics in earth science. This course meets the requirements of GEO 101. Hours: 39 lecture and 26 laboratory. Prerequisites: Honors program eligibility and MTH 092 with a grade of "C" or better or an acceptable mathematics placement test score. Laboratory fee: $30. Usually offered in the fall. (4.0 Credits)

GEO 102 Human Geography

This course offers an introduction to the basic concepts of human geography. The focus is on population distribution, economic development, urbanization, resource utilization and the human alteration of the natural environment. Hours: 39 lecture. Usually offered in the fall and spring. (3.0 Credits)

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